egest


egest
Synonyms and related words:
barf, be seasick, be sick, bring up, chuck up, discharge, disgorge, effuse, eliminate, emit, excrete, extravasate, exudate, exude, feed the fish, gag, give off, heave, heave the gorge, keck, pass, puke, regurgitate, reject, retch, secrete, sick up, spew, throw up, transude, upchuck, vomit, weep

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Egest — E*gest , v. t. [L. egestus, p. p. of egerere to carry out, to discharge; e out + gerere to carry.] (Physiol.) To cast or throw out; to void, as excrement; to excrete, as the indigestible matter of the food; in an extended sense, to excrete by the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • egest — c.1600, from L. egestus, pp. of egere, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) + gere to carry. Related: Egested; egesting …   Etymology dictionary

  • egest — [ē jest′] vt. [< L egestus, pp. of egerere, to bear out, discharge < e , out + gerere, to bear] to pass off (perspiration, excrement, etc.); excrete egestion n …   English World dictionary

  • egest — egestive, adj. /ee jest , i jest /, v.t. to discharge, as from the body; void (opposed to ingest). [1600 10; < L egest(us) (ptp. of egerere) carried out, equiv. to e E + ges (var. of ger ) carry + tus ptp. suffix] * * * …   Universalium

  • egest — transitive verb see egestion …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • egest — v.t. [L. egestus, discharged] To eliminate solid material from a cell or from the enteron …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • egest — verb To excrete from the body. See Also: egesta, egestion, egestive …   Wiktionary

  • egest — v. empty, discharge (as from the body) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • egest — v void, evacuate, excrete, discharge, eject, expel …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • egest — e•gest [[t]iˈdʒɛst, ɪˈdʒɛst[/t]] v. t. phl to discharge from the body • Etymology: 1600–10; < L ēgestus, ptp. of ēgerere to take out, discharge =ē e +gerere to carry e•ges′tion, n. e•ges′tive, adj …   From formal English to slang


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